Breast cancer isn't new, but the means we use to detect and study it are. Mammography, the science used to examine the breast, only began to develop its roots in the last century. Since then, the means and methods of detecting cancerous tumors have only kept changing. It wasn't until 1895 ...
October 30, 2017support
Every year around this time, everyone from public officials to health journalists start talking about flu shots. It seems that flu shots are recommended for just about everyone these days, but are they truly beneficial? The Centers for Disease Control and other respected health organizations are strong proponents of flu ...
October 27, 2017support
I have to admit, sometimes I'm a little worried when I see all the publicity and awareness about breast cancer. Certainly I consider breast cancer a significant threat. As an integrative doctor, specializing in women's health, I've seen enough patients battling this disease to know this first-hand. But as bad as ...
October 24, 2017support
Breast cancer is a growing pathology in the United States and worldwide. Research attributes the development of this disease to genetic and environmental factors. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2006 Breast Cancer Statistical Report reveals that over 191, 000 women have been diagnosed with it and approximately 41, ...
October 20, 2017support
Diabetes Symptoms in Women There is no reason to get scared if you have been diagnosed with diabetes. Especially, women are termed as' weak and scary' by the society. Whereas, I believe women are much stronger and sensible mentally. Even though, a diabetic life is bit difficult to maintain, it is ...
October 17, 2017support
Medical experts recommend that everybody should get a flu shot before the peak flu season begins, which is from December to March. However, many people simply prefer not to take it because of the mistaken notion that taking the vaccine will actually give them the flu. There is a reason ...
October 15, 2017support
Breast cancer isn't something women should take lightly. Leading health experts recommend women over the age of 40 to be screened for breast cancer every one to two years. Women at a higher risk for breast cancer, such as family history of breast cancer, shouldn't hesitate and schedule an appointment ...
October 14, 2017support
Why Flu Immunization Is So Important While the flu shot does not guarantee that you won't become infected by the virus, it does significantly reduce your risk. It is important to note that you need to be vaccinated every year because the flu strain constantly changes which means your shot from ...
October 11, 2017support
Did you know that 30%-50% of breast cancer could be prevented with a healthy diet and getting regular exercise? Sounds too simple to be true, I know. But the human body is amazing when it comes to taking care of itself. Good nutrition is important but you also need to ...
October 7, 2017support
The United States Preventive Services (USPS) Task Force recently released a recommendation that women in their 40's should NOT have yearly mammograms. This recommendation obviously conflicts with those of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other groups. But many people wonder if the ACS recommendations aren't some form of recruitment. After ...
October 3, 2017support